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June 21, 2021

Health Courses at Skills Training Australia

Skills Training Australia (STA) is a registered training organization providing dedicated diploma courses in nursing, health services and ageing support since 1999. These diploma courses are designed to equip the students with the knowledge, skills and industry experience required to get rewarding employment within the industry. The highly qualified trainers at STA are dedicated to providing both skills and industry experience required to receive knowledge in the particular field. The students will further enhance their knowledge through participation in beneficial industry experiences. 

Available courses

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) – A Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) qualifies you to work in residential aged care facilities or as a carer in someone’s home.
  • Diploma of Nursing- This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and qualifies the graduates to work as an enrolled nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Certificate III Health Services Assistance- Certificate III Health Service Assistance qualifies you to work as an assistant to a health professional in a medical environment. In completion of the course, a student is qualified to work as an assistant in nursing, nursing support worker, patient service attendant, and orderly. 

Course structure 

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III in Individual Support (CHC33115) consists of 13 units delivered over three terms, including:

  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualized support
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • CHCCCS023 Support independence and well being
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Diploma of Nursing

The Diploma of Nursing consists of 25 units, 20 core units, and 5 electives, and these 25 units are split into four components:

  • Aged Care:
    • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
    • HLTENN013 Implement and monitor the care of the older person
    • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
    • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
    • HLTENN002 Apply communication skills in nursing practice
    • HLTENN001 Practise nursing within the Australian healthcare system
    • HLTENN008 Apply legal and ethical parameters to nursing practice
    • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
    • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    • HLTENN004 Implement, monitor, and evaluate nursing care plans
    • HLTENN003 Perform clinical assessment and contribute to planning nursing care
  •  Sub- Acute:
    • HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy
    • HLTENN015 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting
    • HLTENN012 Implement and monitor care for a person with chronic health problems
    • HLTENN006 Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment
    • HLTENN025 Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes
    • CHCPOL003 Research and apply evidence to practice
    • HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information
  • Mental Health:
    • HLTENN009 Implement and monitor care for a person with mental health conditions
    • BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness
    • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  • Acute:
    • HLTENN011 Implement and monitor care for a person with acute health problems
    • HLTENN005 Contribute to nursing care of a person with complex needs
Certificate III Health Services Assistance

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance consists of 15 units,  delivered over three terms.

  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviors of concern
  • CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
  • CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
  • HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • CHCCCS012 Prepare and maintain beds

Entry requirements, Intakes, Fees, and Location 

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
  1. Entry requirements:
    • International applicants must be 18 years or older
    • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education
    • IELTS score of 5.5. If the level of English is not sufficient, a suitable course can be organized
  2. Fees:
    • Full Tuition Fee: $7,500
    • Administration (Non-refundable): $300
    • Confirmation of Enrolment (Non-refundable): $20 for a course no longer than 12 months
    • Textbooks: Approximately $125
    • Uniform: $26.50 each (Two uniforms are required)
  3. Location: Melbourne         
Diploma of Nursing
  1. Entry requirements
    • International applicants must be 18 years or older 
    • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education
    • IELTS Academic (or equivalent) score of 7.0 with no band score less than 7.0
  2. Fees
    • The tuition fee for the course is $30000.
    • Administration (Non-refundable): $300
    • Confirmation of Enrolment (Non-refundable): $40 for a course longer than 12 months
    • Textbooks: Approximately $627
    • Uniform: $26.50 each (Two uniforms are required)
    • Nursing Kit: $120
  3. Location: Melbourne
Certificate III Health Services Assistance
  1. Entry requirements
    • International applicants must be 18 years or older
    • Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education
    • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no band score less than 5.5. If the level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organized
  2. Fees
    • The tuition fee for the course is $7500.
    • Administration (Non-refundable): $300
    • Confirmation of Enrolment (Non-refundable): $20 for a course no longer than 12 months
    • Textbooks: Approximately $200
    • Uniform: $26.50 each (Two uniforms are required)
  3. Location: Melbourne

Intakes for all these qualifications are available in January, April, July, and October. International students based both inside and outside Australia can apply for these diploma courses if they meet the requirements. 

If you are keen to learn more about the courses and enrolment requirements, just fill out this form, and our team will contact you.